Obama rises from the land of Lincoln’s splintered house

Monday, August 25, 2008

A focal point at tonight’s Democratic National Convention will be the delegation from the Illinois Democratic Party, a delegation that is infamous for its inability to cooperate. What is the story behind the fractious party in which Barack Obama cut his political teeth, and how has it taught him to be a presidential nominee?
Guest: Ben Calhoun, Chicago Public Radio


Jim Colgan

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